Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1929.
|Chap. 174||Salt Fork of Arkansas River.
Appropriation for bridge across, in Ponca Indian Reservation, Okla., from tribal funds.
|Chap. 174||Proviso. Contributions by Kay and Noble Counties.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That there is hereby appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury to the credit of the Ponca Tribe of Indians, the sum of $6,000, or so much thereof as may be
necessary, to be expended under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior, for the purpose of paying one-third of the cost of the construction of a bridge across the Salt Fork of the Arkansas River, between sections three and ten, township twenty-four north, range two east, Indian meridian, near White Eagle Agency, in the Ponca Indian Reservation, Oklahoma: Provided, That no part of the money herein appropriated shall be expended until the Secretary of the Interior shall have obtained from the proper authorities of Kay County and Noble County, in Oklahoma, satisfactory guaranties of the payment by said counties of at least two-thirds of the cost of such bridge, and that the proper authorities of the said counties assume full responsibility for and will at all times maintain and repair said bridge and the approaches thereto.
Approved, June 26, 1916.